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Posted on: May 29, 2015

Public invited to Brown’s Creek State Trail opening June 6

The public is invited to attend the Grand Opening of the Brown’s Creek State Trail at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 6, at the Brown’s Creek State Trail Trailhead at the intersection of Main Street and Laurel Street north of... Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2015

County campfire programs continue with Bruce the Bug Guy, Animals of St. Croix Valley May 30

Bruce the Bug Guy will present at the Campfire Program at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve.
The Bug Show is a unique, hands-on, and entertaining, educational program featuring a wide assortment of... Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2015

County will have household hazardous waste, electronics collection in Forest Lake May 30

Washington County will conduct a household hazardous waste and electronics collection in Forest Lake May 30.
The event will be 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at the Forest Lake Transit Center, 19955 Forest Lake. Enter... Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2015

Licensing information for potential adult foster care providers in county available at June 1

Foster care in Washington County offers one the opportunity to make a difference in someone's life. People have busy schedules, concerns about compensation, and/or the desire to work with a certain age group – that's... Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2015

Public participation sought in planning future of county libraries at forum June 4

Washington County seeks participation of residents at a forum on the future of the Washington County Library 7-9 p.m. Thursday, June 4, at the Government Center in Stillwater, Lower Level Room 14.
“These forums are the... Read on...

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Posted on: May 28, 2015

Experience a summer of standup paddleboarding in Washington County Parks

Paddleboarding at sunset.

Standup paddleboarding (SUP) is water recreation and total body fitness opportunity that will be offered in Washington County Parks this summer.Washington County Parks has teamed up with Brown Dog Paddleboard Co. and... Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2015

Vendor applications now available for 2015 Victorian Christmas at the Courthouse, due June 12

Vendors of handmade arts, fine crafts, eco-sustainable goods, and take-away food items are invited to submit an application for the 23rd annual Victorian Christmas event Nov. 20, 21 and 22, at the Washington County Historic... Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2015

Washington County Library kicks off summer reading program for all ages June 6

Washington County Library kicks off “Bookawocky,” its summer reading program for children, teens, and adults, on Saturday, June 6. The program runs through Saturday, Aug, 8.
Bookawocky encourages all ages to read and enjoy... Read on...

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Posted on: May 27, 2015

Explore Your Parks Day set in Washington County June 6

Standup paddleboarding at Washington County Park

The Washington County Commissioners invite the public to Explore Your Parks Saturday, June 6.
Bike, hike, fish, run, swim, geocache, view wildlife, visit playgrounds, and do much more. The vehicle fee is waived this day in... Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2015

Washington County residents required to eradicate weeds on their property

Washington County residents are required to control or eradicate noxious weeds on land they own or maintain.
State law calls for the week control. Failure to comply may mean that an individual notice can be issued, and... Read on...

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Posted on: May 11, 2015

'A Water Wonderland' is theme of 16th annual WaterFest at Lake Phalen May 30

"A Water Wonderland" is the theme of this year's 16th annual WaterFest at Lake Phalen May 30.
WaterFest 2015The event is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. rain or shine Saturday, May 30, at Lake Phalen Park, 1600 Phalen Drive in... Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2015

Guided morning bird hikes begin in Washington County parks, next hike June 6

Guided bird tour

A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout the Washington County Parks system will feature the next hike Saturday, June 6 at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park..
Learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley... Read on...


Library

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Posted on: May 18, 2015

Public participation sought in planning future of Washington County libraries at community forums

Washington County seeks the participation of residents for two community forums on the future of the Washington County Library system, one May 27 and one June 4.

The forums will be:
• 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at... Read on...

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Posted on: May 22, 2015

Watch our Bookawocky video for summer reading program information

Washington County Library kicks off “Bookawocky,” its summer reading program for children, teens, and adults, on Saturday, June 6. The program runs through Saturday, August 8. Watch our Bookawocky video for more information.

Bookawocky video